ESOshop: ESO Calendar 2018
Stunning astronomical images together with breathtaking pictures of ESO's telescopes and landscapes will accompany you in 2018, leaving you in celestial awe each month. Inside, Lunar phases are also indicated.
The calendar measures 48 x 36 cm when packed and has 14 pages, with a cardboard back. It is delivered in a cardboard box.
Being one of the most popular products in the ESOshop, it runs out fast. To make sure you will have your own copy, we recommend placing an order right away.
You can see images of the individual pages here.
Cover images description: Four lasers seem to blend into a single beam as they shine out from Yepun, one of the four Unit Telescopes of ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory. Produced by the 4 Laser Guide Star Facility, these beams are the most powerful laser guide stars ever used in astronomy, creating artificial stars high up in the atmosphere for telescope calibration. This long-exposure image also captures bright star trails, which trace out perfect concentric circles in the sky as the Earth spins on its axis.Credit: